Phoenix Liveaboard, Bahamas

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Join the Phoenix catamaran for an exciting sailing and diving adventure in the Bahamas. Catering for up to 8 guests the Phoenix liveaboard offers comfortable accommodations with air-conditioning, generator, diving compressor and 4 cabins with double beds and private washrooms with showers. There is room for lounging on the top deck and array of local and International dishes, along with fresh fruit, juices, soups and salads will be served in the outdoor lounge/dining area.

Diving aboard the Phoenix liveaboard you will explore the beauty of Exuma & Eleuthera Reefs. There is a choice of over 250 dive sites with walls, drift, wrecks, caves and blue holes, as well as huge schools of fish and sharks. Visit Pig Beach to see the swimming wild pigs (weather dependent) and dive from spacious skiffs with up to 19 dives per trip.

Don’t miss out on this unique trip and book your Bahamas diving liveaboard today.


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Included: VAT, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Extra Dives, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: Port Fees (135 USD per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Wine with Dinner, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (725 USD), Snorkel Gear, WiFi internet (15 USD per item).

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Available for Charter
  • Fishing

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Wine Available
  • Full-board Option

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


Diving

  • DIN Adaptors
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English and Spanish.


Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.


Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2012
  • Length 1396 m
  • Beam 787 m
  • Engines 2 x 57 PS (Diesel)
  • Max guests 8
  • Number of cabins 4
  • Number of bathrooms 4
  • Water capacity 700 l
  • Fuel capacity 2 x 520 l

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light

Phoenix Reviews

  • 8.7 Fabulous
  • 16 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    8.4
  2. Crew
    8.0
  3. Food
    9.0
  4. Diving
    9.1
  5. Value
    9.1
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Lindsay B
  • United States United States
Memorable, beautiful dive sites and nice staff.

First open water dives for my boyfriend and he loved them! They baked a cake to celebrate his birthday!

Recommended for
Sharks everywhere! Amazing diving! Beautiful leisure time.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Elizabeth G
  • United States United States
Our private dive trip!

No other guests! Just got lucky that others cancelled. Great divemaster who really cared to make the dives varied and interesting. He also handled all our gear. Captain with excellent boat handling skills, very considerate about doing loud things (filling tanks, running engine to charge batteries) during our dives so surface time was calm and quiet. Comfortable double beds. Three real meals per day.

Recommended for
Very fair price, flexibility and options for diving, 3 real meals per day
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • William B
  • United States United States
An honest opinion - I’m glad I picked the Phoenix

Wreck dives were good Overall itinerary was well laid out Guest preferences were integrated into daily schedules The captain if a great chef and meals were good Blue hole dive was really nice Dive guides were good, safety oriented, patient with divers quirks, and adjusted dive profile to satisfy customers skills. Dive guides made life easy by helping water entry/exit and tanks changes if desired. The boat has a good design, cabins nice, better setup in the larger dive boat operators in my opinion. I recommended minor changes to the Phoenix and they listened, so your trip might be even better than mine. On Bahamas diving, wave and sea conditions are milder compared to Caribbean locations, bring sun protection, hats etc. Water temperature at my time was swim suite diving. Liveaboard.com was a good place to book the trip, their agents communicated well, and I’d give them 5 stars also..

Recommended for
Dive sites, the captain and dive guides, food.
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Matthew A
  • United States United States
Absolutely tremendous!

Sharks every dive, killer sunsets, great food, funny crew. I'd do it again in a heart beat!

Recommended for
Awesome dive master, GREAT diving, and awesome wrecks
  • 6.8 Review score
  • Susana B
  • Spain Spain
Good diving trip

The boat need some upgrades, and rules and procedures in a small boat needs to be improved. The service was nice and the diving sites amazing

Recommended for
The crew, the dive sites, the amazing sunsets
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Carlo Alberto B
  • Italy Italy
Sharks, rays and turtles!

Blue hole, the cathedral, iguana beach and the wrecks.

Recommended for
Divemaster, dive sites, catamaran
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Christian S
  • Germany Germany
Rundum zufrieden

Meine Ersten Tauchgänge mit Haien

Recommended for
Tauchgäste und Guides alles prima Leute, hat auch nach den Tauchgängen an Bore Spaß gemacht
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Erin V
  • Canada Canada
Exceeded all my expectations of a liveaboard experience.

This was my first live-aboard experience and traveled solo. The Bahamas in itself is a beautiful county and the diving was topnotch. An abundance of sea life, including a variety of sharks, rays, grouper, turtles, crabs, lobsters, jacks, snapper.... the list goes on and on. Diving in Exuma felt like swimming through an underwater forest with large schools of fish, giant corals, sea fans and sponges, the reefs were VERY healthy. The boat was cozy and comfortable, with hot fresh water showers and private bathrooms. Captain Navado had great knowledge of the area, always providing safe navigation, history lessons and great sightseeing up top! Dive-master Ivo excelled on fish ID, underwater navigation, diver safety and comfort. He led us through endless swim throughs, wrecks, drift dives, shark dives and the beautiful Lost blue hole. Chef Anna made delicious meals, always creative and different. She catered to specific diets offering hot tea or coffee post dives with fresh baked goods, definitely well fed!! The moment I stepped on board the staff made me feel welcome and at home. We shared stories between dives and over an evening cocktail making them feel more like family in the end than staff. Highly recommend this live-aboard.

Recommended for
Diving, Staff, food.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Gerhard H
  • Austria Austria
Great diving trip with Oleg and crew

Competent dive guides, diving with 20 sharks surroundig us, caves and tunnels, Oleg‘s Ham and Eggs, crystal clear water

Recommended for
Amazing crew, spacious cabins, sharks
  • 8.4 Very good
  • chloé L
  • France France
Great experience in the Bahamas

Great dives with beautifull corals, sharks, lobsters, turtles and wreck ... Nice sunset with the team on the boat

Recommended for
great diving, friendly crew, weather
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Salvador S
  • Spain Spain
Fantastica

Los tiburones

Recommended for
Seriedad, seguridad y compromiso
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Timothy L
  • United States United States
Finished the trip feeling like family

Besutiful dives.

Recommended for
Quaint. Relaxed. Comfortable